Abigail Shelton, a University of Kentucky freshman Honors student from Mount Washington, Kentucky, has been selected as a finalist in the first Knight Cities Challenge, a national call for new ideas to make 26 communities around the country more vibrant places to live and work. The program is funded by the Knight Foundation, and the 26 […]
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As part of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation, President Obama today announced the launch of the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI), and the Commonwealth and University of Kentucky as core partners of the institute. Read more at UKnow…
Isabella Sanchez, a pre-civil engineering junior, has been awarded a $5,000 voucher to apply toward an ISA education abroad program within two years. Read more at UKnow.
University of Kentucky materials engineering junior Zach Wildofsky, of Tremont City, Ohio, has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarshipto study abroad, and he will study in Australia. Read more at UKNow.
W. Brent Seales, professor and chair of the University of Kentucky Department of Computer Science, and Timothy Taylor, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, have been given 2014 Great Teacher Awards by the UK Alumni Association. The Great Teacher Award is the oldest continuously given award teachers can receive at the university and […]
University of Kentucky Director of the Institute of Research for Technology Development (IR4TD) Kozo Saito was awarded the International Prize of CSJ (Combustion Society of Japan) last week in Japan. Read more at UKNow.
John Walz, dean of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering, appeared on UK at the Half during the men’s basketball game Sunday, December 7. Hear what Dean Walz had to say about the job market, the engineering living learning program, collaborative research and more in this interview with Carl Nathe.
The University of Kentucky is shaping the next generation of scientists and scholars by exposing undergraduates to research early in their academic careers. For T.J. Flynn, of Lexington, research as an undergrad at UK shaped his path — he is currently a Ph.D. pre-candidate at the University of Michigan, with a focus on acoustics and […]
Alexandre Martin, a University of Kentucky assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded $500,000 from NASA to improve the design of heat shields on spacecrafts over the next three years. Read more at UNKow.
We regret to inform our engineering family that chemical engineering professor Asit Ray passed away Tuesday morning after a year-long battle with cancer. “Asit dedicated his life to teaching students and doing outstanding research in the aerosols area,” said longtime friend and colleague Dibakar Bhattacharyya. “We are going to miss him dearly.” Dr. Ray received […]